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addressed the "fiscal cliff" crisis. >> and facing such a severe gas shortage, how drivers in new york city are being forced to follow an odd new rule. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, of the c-i-a. tonigh >>> and now at 6:30, he led military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan and became head of the cia. tonight, general david petraeus steps down after admitting to having an affair. petraeus called his behavior unacceptable as the leader of the spy agency. cbs reporter tara mergener in washington where the resignation has shocked the intelligence community as well as top political leaders. tara. >> reporter: indeed. good evening, allen. yes, petraeus' resignation absolutely came as a shock here in washington ending the long career of a well respected and very high-profile public servant. cia director david petraeus submitted a letter of resignation to president obama admitting he had an extramarital affair. the president accepted his resignation. petraeus who has been married for 37 years says he showed, quote, extremely poor judgment when he had the affair. petraeus has been running the cia since sep
,000 people in new york city homeless. morning a million people in new york and new jersey still don't have power and another storm is on the which. >> the storm could bring more flooding but not of the scale that sandy did. >> reporter: commuting is tough as people wait on long lines for buses, trains an ferries. but one bright spot, most new york city schools reopened today for the first time since sandy hit. alison harmelin for cbs news, staten island. >>> checking bay area headlines, rescue crews cut open the hull of an overturned boat to free two children trapped inside the cabin. this video is from the sonoma county sheriff's helicopter and it shows how the crews rescued three adults and four children from that boat in tomales bay yesterday. one of the adults suffered a minor injury. everyone else was okay. >>> an evacuation and traffic backup on the embarcadero today after crews accidentally ruptured a gas line. they were trying to install a new fire hydrant. it happened about 10 a.m. at pier 15. it took pg&e 45 minutes to cap the gas leak. nobody was hurt. >>> investigators found th
the new york city marathon today. it with obviously held sunday. before he canceled the marathon -- it we have been held sunday. before he canceled the marathon a lot of new yorkers were complaining that the extra police officers, the bottled waters and generators for the marathon should go to the storm victims instead. this is the first time ever the marathon has been canceled. >>> meanwhile utility truck, from california are headed to the disaster zone to help in relief efforts. the military loaded the utility trucks into giant cargo planes at the air base in riverside county. they will help restore electricity and humanitarian aid to the storm victims. >>> and we are proud to announce that our parent company cbs corporation has contributed $1 million to the american red cross. in addition, cbs corporation will match any contributions made by its employees to any sandy-related relief effort by making an additional contribution to the american red cross. >>> four days before election day president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in swing states. cbs reporter danielle nottingham sho
when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each additional minute will be 99 cents plusa.m. cal fees and taxes. >> reporter: it was adjusted to 6.97. but bill nussbaum of a watchdog group says pay phone companies can charge whatever they want because pay phone pr
, los angeles, even new york city were lined right along market and steuart street the reported strike of the giants parade -- the reported start of the giants parade here at early as 4 a.m. to catch a glimpse of the world series champions. however, as the parade began, up to 1,000 of these fans watched helplessly as the parade proceeded one block west of them on market at spear. no floats. no players. no action for almost an hour into the event. >> we're watching it going on a block away and nothing. >> we're hopeful they are not going to disappoint us. >> we need this. come on, come down. >> they're ditching us right here. >> reporter: fans became annoyed indeed. it did not go unnoticed by san francisco police and apparently, the giants. >> we said, whatever we do, we have to make sure that the players cover the entire market street map. and so the best way to do it is to have the players take a right and go east on market street to cover all the way down to stewart and then they turned on stewart, made a u- turn back up market street. >> reporter: so a plan called the maneuver was h
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